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Cry of the Afflicted

Having almost equal levels of throaty shrieks and soaring choruses, Weep from the Afflicted are an aggressive yet undeniably melodic rock-band hailing from Kelowna, Uk Columbia, a city around three hours northeast of Vancouver. Arriving together in the wintertime of 2003, they quickly guaranteed spots over the choicest of displays …

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Mountain Con

Like Silly Putty and insect repellent, Missoula’s Hill Con evolved as sort of happy incident. Fresh in the breakup of a youthful band known as the Elements, vocalist/songwriter Adam Nugent was spending his days placing Van Morrison music to drum devices. Convinced he was to something, Nugent got touching previous …

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Armor for Sleep

Shield for Sleep’s emotionally charged lyrics, energetic concert events, and D.We.Y. function ethic have earned the brand new Jersey-based quartet a faithful fan base. Vocalist/songwriter/guitar participant Ben Jorgensen started writing songs the summertime before his freshman yr at university, and documented two of these at an area studio room. Weary …

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Aesop Rock

Building over the rapping design of eccentrics Kool Keith and Del the Funky Homosapien, Def Jux headliner Aesop Rock and roll became among the hottest MCs in the post-millennial underground. After a set of self-released LPs (Appleseed, Music for Earthworms), he documented Float for Mush in 2000. The previous Ian …

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Moutin Reunion Quartet

When Parisian natives and twin brothers Louis (drums) and François Moutin (upright bass) developed the name Moutin Reunion Quartet, it had been a tiny joke. The term “reunion” talks to the actual fact the brothers had been forming a music group some 30 years once they initial played jointly, at …

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Adam West

Named following the actor who’ll always be understand as “that man who performed Batman on that campy ’60s display,” Adam Western wanted to recreate the old-school punk sounds from the Misfits as well as the Stooges with their hometown of Washington, DC. Getting started in past due 1991, it wasn’t …

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Art Blakey

In the ’60s, when John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman were defining the idea of a jazz avant-garde, few knowledgeable observers could have guessed that in another 30 years the music’s mainstream would virtually bypass their innovations, and only the hard bop style that free jazz had apparently supplanted. Since it …

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Ara Topouzian

Kanun participant Ara Topouzian has led many recordings of traditional Armenian music for his label, American Saving Productions, which targets Armenian and Middle Eastern music. Given birth to in Detroit, MI, Topouzian ultimately resided in Atlantic Town, where he performed the cornet while in college as well as the def …

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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin is among the giants of spirit music, and even of American pop all together. More than every other performer, she epitomized spirit at its most gospel-charged. Her amazing run of past due-’60s strikes with Atlantic Information — “Respect,” “I Hardly ever Loved a guy,” “String of Fools,” “Baby …

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Mos Def

Initially thought to be one of the most promising rappers to emerge in the later ’90s, Mos Def, aka Yasiin Bey, considered acting in subsequent years simply because music became a second concern for him. He do discharge new music every once in awhile, including albums like the New Risk …

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